Saturday, September 26, 2015
The Taipei City Government yesterday issued two reprimands to a civil servant involved in an alleged attempted alternative service placement for a former volunteer who served in Mayor Ko Wen-je's election campaign., 1 Comment
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday that it did not rule out the possibility of issuing a sea warning for Tropical Storm Dujuan Sept. 27 if it maintains its current path.
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) denied media speculation that he would join KMT presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) ticket as her running mate, and instead indicated that Hung's vice presidential candidate would come from the island's central or southern regions., 1 Comment
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), reiterated Friday that she will maintain Taiwan's status quo if she is elected president, and said China should heed public opinion in Taiwan in its engagement in cross-Taiwan Strait relations.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Draft amendments to the Civil Aviation Law (民用航空法) regulating drones were given the green light by the Cabinet yesterday, which announced that drones will be under the jurisdiction of the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA, 民航局).
A government official downplayed security issues posed by mainland China's new card-based travel permits for Taiwanese residents, yesterday.
The military is still trying Thursday to locate an AT-3 Air Force Academy training aircraft and its two pilots after the plane lost contact with air traffic controllers two days ago during a routine training flight.
People in Northern Taiwan may not be able to fully enjoy the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, which falls on Sept. 27, if severe tropical storm Dujuan maintains its current track, the Central Weather Bureau said Thursday.
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since this May could break the 15,492 level recorded for the whole of last year on Friday, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.
A government-run TV channel has covered far more stories on the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) than her opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) counterpart Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a DPP lawmaker said yesterday., 1 Comment